94.9 WDKB is excited to recognize our Hometown Heroes! Every month, we will highlight First-Responders, Nurses, Teachers, Good Samaritans, and more for all they do in the places they live and work in DeKalb County & Northern Illinois. Our Hometown Hero this week is:

94.9 WDKB presented this week’s #HometownHero award to:

Malia Jones

Thanks to Gretchen from Cortland for nominating Malia. She said: 

Malia is a “doer,” a “changer,” and a “go-getter.” She has spent the past several years advocating for Uptown (aka Annie Glidden North) to connect residents with community resources and support them in self-advocacy. Malia was the brains and gusto behind many community events in Uptown this summer, including Uptown Sounds and water play events with the police department. You can often find Malia at City Hall or the Police Department to ask questions, make connections, and take action. Her most recent venture, Date with Dignity, brought much needed supplies and resources for the underserved in our community. She has a heart of gold and an unmatched energy. Malia is improving DeKalb by her courage to act.”

 

If you know someone doing good around DeKalb County, nominate them to be our next #HometownHero at 949wdkb.com/hometownhero

 


Nominate someone that you believe is helping to make DeKalb County a better place and they could be featured as our next Hometown Hero!


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